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Celebrate Women's History Month, March 2022
"The 2022 Women’s History theme, 'Providing Healing, Promoting Hope,' is both a tribute to the ceaseless work of caregivers and frontline workers during this ongoing pandemic and also a recognition of the thousands of ways that women of all cultures have provided both healing and hope throughout history. ..."
From the National Women's History Alliance
Mendocino College Library celebrates the contributions of women in medicine, science, and technology throughout history.
Explore OneSearch to find more videos on women's history
Click on the links below and use your college ID and password to access these streaming videos
CRISPR: Can We Control It?
Interviews with Jennifer Doudna, co-inventor of the gene editing tool, CRISP, and others who discuss the potential benefits and dangers of this new technology.
The Genius Of Marie Curie: The Woman Who Lit Up The World
The first woman to be awarded a Nobel prize, Marie Curie was an extraordinary woman whose story is as remarkable in the modern day as it was last century.
Learn About The Contributions Of Marie Curie And Other Notable Women During WWI
Full-length version of three notable women of World War I (Marie Curie, Mabel St. Clair Stobart, Aileen Cole Stewart, nurses, nursing).
Bringin' in da spirit
Through the use of first person narrative and rare archival images, this documentary provides a moving glimpse of the women who have skillfully brought scores of children across the threshold of existence. Narrated by Phylicia Rashad, this evocative and passionate film celebrates women who have committed themselves to holistic answers amidst powerful misconceptions about the practice of midwifery and virulent opposition from practitioners of Western medicine.
Catching Babies: Celebrating the Power of Birth, Mothers and Midwives
"What if we could change the world by changing the way babies are born? Shot in El Paso, Texas, CATCHING BABIES tells the stories of mothers and midwives on the journey to bring life into the world. Kennasha, Jessica, Diana and Sandra are struggling through one of the most demanding schools of midwifery in the country, Maternidad La Luz Birth Center and School, a school designed to be challenging in order to push women to understand their own strength. ..."
DVDs in the Library
Secret of photo 51
Call Number: DVD QH 506 .D63
The story of Rosalind Franklin, a scientist whose work was crucial in the discovery of the famous double-helix structure of DNA, but who went without credit for years.
Call Number: DVD RT 120 .W3 V54
"Reveals the emotional story of the women whose lives were forever changed by the casualties of war. What they saw, what they, did and what it cost them is a true tale of American heroism. ..."
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List of Subject Headings for Further Research
This list of Library of Congress subject headings can help you get started with your research. Try searching these terms in our catalog and databases, and on the internet.
- Women in the professions
- Leadership in women
- Women executives
- Women – Biography
- Women social reformers
- Women and Literature
- Women scientists
- Women authors, American (may substitute other geographic region)
- Women’s Studies
- Women – study and teaching
- Women’s Rights
- Women – civil rights
- Women – legal status, laws, etc.
- Women – suffrage
- Feminism - United States (may substitute other geographic region)
- Feminist theory
- Feminism and higher education
- Feminism – cross-cultural studies
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